2017 Michael Houser Birthday Celebration
Two Upcoming Shows – January 2017
Sam Holt Band are playing two special shows in celebration of the late Michael Houser’s January, 6th birthday. Houser was the founding guitarist for Widespread Panic. He succumbed to pancreatic cancer in August, 2002.
Sam Holt was Houser’s guitar tech and friend. Holt also performed with Widespread Panic many times after Michael’s departure and went on to form the band Outformation.
The show will feature many tunes from Houser’s posthumous album Sandbox, as well as classic songs he wrote for Widespread Panic. Sam Holt Band will also perform original material that was inspired by and written for the late Michael Houser.
The shows are billed as, “Sam Holt Band Presents : A Michael Houser Birthday Celebration – Honoring the Music, Memory, and Spirit of Michael Houser“.
Sharing the stage with Holt is Adam Grace, keyboardist for Truth & Salvage Co., Ross Parker on bass, and Jeremy Ward on drums.
Remembering Mikey – January 2017 Shows:
January 6, 2017 – Atlanta, GA @ Smith’s Olde Bar (Get Tickets)
January 7, 2017 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn (Get Tickets)
“These shows will be a unique experience for Houser fans. I am a huge fan of Widespread Panic and Michael Houser’s music. It is an honor to be a part of this Birthday Celebration. He had one of the greatest musical minds of our time.” – Adam Grace
“I think about him (Houser) all the time. He was gone way too soon, but left us with some great music that still inspires and touches people.” – Sam Holt
For interview requests please contact:
Andrea Craven w/ Home Team Publicity – hometeampublicity @ gmail.com